Errol Spence Jr., a 29 year old southpaw welterweight phenom from Dallas, TX with a 25-0 record with 21KOs, is currently the IBF welterweight champion and number one ranked welterweight boxer in the World according to The Ring Magazine.
The Defender spoke with Errol Spence Jr. after the Charlo/Adams fight at NRG Arena to discuss his upcoming fight, how he plans to take Mayweather’s spot as the feature attraction in boxing and his thoughts on the Charlo/Adams fight.
Defender: Who are you going to beatdown next?
Spence Jr.:Shawn Porter. I fight Shawn Porter next in September.
Any chance the fight will go back to Jerry World (AT&T Stadium)?
Spence Jr.: Naw. Fight will probably be in L.A.
Defender: Since Mayweather retired every fighter is gunning to be the next one to reel in those record breaking numbers. How do you plan on taking that spot?
Spence Jr.:I see myself taking that spot after I beat Shawn then Keith. Then I plan to get Pacquiao and then I’ll go over there and get Terrance Crawford after that.
Defender: What impressed you about the Charlo/Adams fight?
Spence Jr.:Just his (Charlo’s) boxing and staying patient.